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1997 Jeep 4.0 auto transmission

I have an issue I believe to be in the transmission. When coming to a stop the trans disengages and I have to rev engine a couple of times to get gear in place to drive. Today when starting out, vehicle had major trouble getting into reverse and drive was seemingly limited to 1st gear with very little power. Some gear change hesitation while driving lately.

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Yes you have a Transmission problem that is only going to get worse.
There is nothing to do now that will solve this problem. You can pull the dipstick and look/smell the fluid to verify this but unfortunately the only thing to do now is have the transmission rebuilt/replaced.
Sorry to be the bearer of bad news.

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